felon man

 SYNOPSIS

This is a prequel to the Dark Romance Standalone STALKER.

Some secrets are meant to stay hidden …

Secrets could kill you. My husband is the prime example.
I’m a trophy wife. Someone’s prized possession, just there to be pretty. My dreams were pushed aside for his. Until one fateful night, one chance encounter, all his dirty secrets were exposed.
And then my supposed husband is killed.
I should be sad, but all I feel is anger. My husband is a lying, cheating bastard. And if that isn’t bad enough, I’m now the prime suspect for his murder.
Only his brother believes I’m innocent, and in his support, I find relief. However, I will find the real killer and bring him to justice … before he tries to end my life too.


WARNING: This book contains strong language, explicit situations, and disturbing content.

 ☆  ☆ ★

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 Reviewed by Gitte

✯✯✯1/2 Stars

‘Love is just a word thrown around to make us look good, but underneath the surface, it rots.’

Killer is the prequel to Stalker which I am now desperate to read. I have to admit to having mixed feelings about Killer. I loved the dark intensity and the writing was enticing, however I just couldn’t get a handle on it at times. Saying that though – I couldn’t put it down – it was tauntingly well written and I had to know where this story was going.

‘What can I say? I’m the scum of the earth, the disgusting vile that creeps in the corners to jump you at night…and I don’t for a second regret being like this.’

Killer was definitely compulsive reading where one minute I was loving the intriguing dramatic thrill of it only to suddenly feel confused as if I was missing what this story was trying to be and achieve. You know that feeling when something is so twisted full of double crossing but everything just ends up feeling a bit of a muddled tangle with a sudden information overload?!

As it was novella sized and it went from a past/present development to suddenly hitting you across the head with one teasing revelation after the next I didn’t get that important connection with the characters hence I didn’t feel an emotional investment except for dislike until a huge sudden shock when twists unravelled and the story took hold. I guess in some ways it felt like two different reading experiences tied together by a bloody thread.

‘Death has made his entry. It’s done.’

Saying that though, I enjoyed the mystery, the drama, passion and the fucked up arrogant killer, Phoenix. I couldn’t really get a hold on Vanessa at all but maybe that’s the point and Stalker will have the answers and soft emotion Killer was missing.

This story is definitely not rainbows and unicorns; I am none the wiser but this is why I will be picking up Stalker as soon as I finish writing this review because I have a burning urge to find out what the hell is going on…and so on that note I’m off to find the answers….

‘Tonight’s the perfect night to kill. I can feel it in my veins; that undeniable urge that flows through me on nights like these. Exciting like drugs; the murderous kind.’

**Reviewed from an ARC Copy provided by the author with thanks.**

THE STALKER SERIES by CLARISSA WILD

Stalker series

KILLER – PREQUEL NOVELLA
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STALKER – NOVEL
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